Jews and Jewish Roles Make Shortlist for Golden Globe Nominees

(JTA) — Plenty of Jewish actors as well as films and shows with Jewish content made this year’s Golden Globes shortlist. Here are the Jewish nominees for the award, presented by...

Hulu Acquires Popular Israeli Vampire Series ‘Juda’

Hulu has acquired the popular Israeli vampire show “Juda” from Paris-based media company Banijay. It will premiere on the online video-streaming service in the United States early this year,...

‘Game of Thrones’ Actress to Star in Israeli Horror Film

(JTA) — Lena Headey, the English actress best known for portraying the diabolical ruler Cersei Lannister on “Game of Thrones,” is going to star in an Israeli film. Headey, 45,...

Jewish Filmmaker Stanley Donen Dies at 94

Stanley Donen, the former dancer who directed some of Hollywood’s greatest musicals including Gene Kelly’s landmark “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” and “On the Town”...

Chicago Police Believe Smollett Paid Pair to Attack Him

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Two Nigerian brothers arrested in connection with the attack on Black, Jewish and gay actor Jussie Smollett were released without charges. Chicago Police now believe that...

Roseanne Barr to Speak at Knesset in January

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Roseanne Barr will speak at the Knesset in January, saying she has “important work to do as a voice against the insidious and antisemitic BDS movement.” The American...

Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Siddur Up for Auction

A Jewish prayer book belonging to American actress Marilyn Monroe has been put up for sale by a New York auction house. Monroe converted to Judaism in 1956, prior to...

Coroner: Jewish Rapper Mac Miller Died of Toxic Overdose

(JTA) — Jewish rapper Mac Miller died of an accidental overdose due to a combination of drugs and alcohol, a coroner has ruled. The Los Angeles County coroner released the report on Monday,...

The Story Behind Frank Sinatra’s $10,000 Yarmulke

(JTA) — When a huge auction was held at Sotheby’s earlier this month of items belonging to Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara, the item that made the most...

Comedian Roseanne Barr Visits Israel with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Roseanne Barr, the American comedian whose television show was canceled last year after she made a racist remark on Twitter, visited Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday as part of...
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More Title I Assistance Available to Jewish Students in NYC

Hundreds of more students at Jewish day schools and yeshivahs in New York City may be eligible for Title I educational assistance after a...

Death of Teen in Terror Attack Leaves Void in ‘Heart of the Nation’

A 17-year-old girl was killed and her father and older brother were seriously wounded on Friday when a bomb was detonated at a natural...

Antisemitic Canadian Editor Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James...

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